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Feb 13, 2013 11:00pm EST
trainee, new questions about the train scomblg paying hundreds a month for your smartphone, how to keep your bill under 50 bucks. abc2 news starts now. now we go outside. stake a look outside as wint erp weather coats baltimore. it is slick and slippery on the roadways. . >> wyatt everhart starts us off, wyatt any idea if the snow is going to stick. >> it has not been sticking so far. there will be slushy roads out there. take a look where the icy weather still is, snow still coming down in cecil county and south toward goldz bro on the eastern shore. mostof the precipitation pushing further to the east. most ofthis is kicking out over the jersey shore. temperatures nowclose to freezing or there in frederick and york. we're abovefreezing in baltimore. today wewere in the upper 40s so the ground temps are keeping this from sticking. through theovernight hours, expecting that temperature to fall toward freezing. much more on how things will change by the weekend is coming up. >> for continuing coverage wake up to good morning maryland. lauren cook will have the road conditions for you.
Feb 11, 2013 8:00am EST
appliances, it'sing and smartphones -- televisions and smartphones. so you'll see a whole range of products at the booth where we're sewing pcs, audio systems, home appliances, televisions, the whole range. >> host: what is your position at samsung as executive vice president? for what are you responsible? >> guest: so i'm responsible for our corporate strategy in north america, covering the united states and canada, and then looking at all of our corporate strategies across -- [inaudible] so overseeing all the different product areas and how we put together strategies there, that's my responsibility. >> host: you spent quite a few years in korea, correct? >> guest: that's right. just over ten years. >> host: and why are you now in the states? >> guest: probably they got tired of me, said we need a breather. but it's very interesting when you've been in the headquarters for a few years, you've seen what it is to have global responsibility but looking at narrower product lines. but now in coming to the u.s., i can look at all the different product lines in one geographic market, so it's a di
Feb 13, 2013 5:00am EST
you. 36 degrees. >> coming up, if you think smartphones are expensive enough get ready for $10,000 phone. >> there's a new top dog in town. which one wo [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents are awesome. but when i cook up some be ketchup, relish and cheese cover it with crescent dough and pow! cheeseburger crescent casserole. double awesome. pillsbury crescents. let the making begin. [ male announcer ] listen to this symphony of flavor: crrkkhshziiiizzlllee. beautiful. shhhhshshshshhshshhhhhsshhhshs. gorgeous! here comes the crescendo. kkerrrrbbuuuuuucraaackkk. just...incredible. pillsbury toaster strudel. if beethoven made breakfast. >> you are watching abc 7's "good morning washington" with cynne simpson and scott thuman. this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> checking our top stories at 5:16. investigators looking for the gunman who shot and killed a person in fort washington late tuesday night in 8400 block of rose marie drive. police and not said who the victim is or what may have led to the shooting. investigators are tryi
Feb 1, 2013 7:00pm PST
totalled about $28 million. that came largely from higher than targeted sales of smartphones and crystal television sets. the company set up a goal to start posting profits in the second half of this fiscal year that ended in march this is a condition for the firm to continue to receive support from its main banks. the managing director says the company will make speedy efforts to reform its structure and says the company will continue to sell its overseas plants and receive investment from taiwan electronics giant. >>> managers at sharp are also betting on one unique technology to bring business back. we explain. >> reporter: engineers at sharp looked into the future and the monitors, public computers and in smartphones too. the new liquid crystal display technology is called igzo. it reduces power consumption by a fifth. only sharp owns this technology, for now. >> translator: smartphone batteries that last longer are very appealing. >> reporter: in december, a market research firm ranked smartphones with a igzo panel as the number one seller in japan. >> translator: we're getting many
Feb 12, 2013 12:00pm EST
million smartphones and 1.2 billion total phones. i don't know how that's peeking. you look at emerging markets, that's over 80% of subscribers out there. the penetration for that market is like 15% for smartphones. the developed markets like the u.s., over 60% of subscribers own smartphones. you have a long way to go before you have a problem. >> don't forget the tablet market. qualcomm is looking for 650 million tablets in 2016. you look at their presentation, growth is really going strong. maybe it won't be 50 or 200% but more than enough strong. then, there is the upgrade cycle. that's a ludicrous report by jpmorga jpmorgan. >> a quick comment from jon fortt, that comment from the analyst that downgraded qualcomm doesn't jive with what we heard by tim cook by any stretch of the imagination where he thinks the smartphone market is going. >> qualcomm announced they're coming out with a lower end chip to address emerging markets up to this point they have been weak and important to get that off the grown and emerging markets like china coming through with networks and qualcomm has a gr
Feb 9, 2013 6:30pm EST
and smartphones. so you will see a whole range of products at the booth where we are showing audio systems, home appliances, televisions, the whole range of electronic products. >> what is your position at samsung, for what are you response snble >> i'm responsible for our corporate strategy in north america america and looking at all of our corporate strategies across that. so overseeing all the product areas and strategies. >> you spent quite a few years in korea, correct? >> yes. why are you now in the snates >> probably they got tired of me and said i need a breather. but it's interesting when you've been in the headquarters. you've seen global responsibility but looking at narrower product lines. but in coming to the u.s., i can look at all the product lines in one geographic market. it's a different way of look k at the business. much more in the trenches than in the headquarters of the corporation. >> for samsung products s the u.s. and canada north america a growth market? >> it still is. traditionally we've thought about developed markets and developing markets. if you look at the last
Feb 12, 2013 9:00am EST
smartphone market share, a legal challenge in a stock that has fallen more than 30% from its september highs. it is the stock declines that i think puts into focus why apple should do something with the cash fort. nobody was saying about the cash except it was a nice footnote and that the stockpile was growing, but now there's more pressure on the company. >> that started with david einhorn a week ago. the court case, that may be important. it doesn't appear einhorn is getting that many high-profile investors on his side. others seem to be lining up on the side of apple, if you want to take sides here. but apple is expected to at least give some sense, maybe not today, but in the not too distant future as to what it will do beyond the 98 to $110 billion that it said it needs. it was sometime back when, towards the end of the year, where they indicated that cash between $98 billion and $110 billion on march 10th was the cash balance they had, beyond that was excess. we can expect $37 billion plus from what they take from here. we'll see if they do. they're taking the challenge seriously from
Feb 25, 2013 6:30pm PST
descended in barcelona and there are a few trends this year like more smartphones to satisfy the demand for lower price point. >> and then there's the new stuff out of the box. ready for a hot new product? here it is. >> samsung's latest invention is a tabloid -- a phablet, common asian phone and tablet. it will hit stores in march, but it will not say how much will cost. >> is designed for people on the go. they want a practical solution provider -- combining mobility and home use so it connects the career with the down time. >> nokia hopes this model will be a big seller priced at just 15 euro. it does not feature a touchscreen, but the battery designed to last for a month. web browser mozilla is after the same market, emerging markets. this is what their smartphone will look like. firebox will hit stores in brazil, mexico, poland, and spain. >> the next 2 billion people will mostly come on line from emerging markets and most of them do not have a smartphone today. that is where we are targeting the first devices and where we believe the growth will come from. >> barcelona's mobile fa
Feb 26, 2013 4:00am PST
in a race to develop "e-payments." visa rolled out a service that allows samsung smartphone users to pay by smartphone, and mastercard has launched a new digital wallet called masterpass. the latest place to use wi-fi? you car. general motors is teaming up with at&t to install 4g connectivity in most of its vehicles by 2014. that would include chevrolet, gmc and cadillac cars and trucks. in a similar move, ford has found harmony with streaming music service spotify to bring its service to more than one million ford vehicles. it is spotify's first collaboration with a car company. the head of believes too many of the internet firm's employees work remotely, either from home or anywhere but the office. so ceo marissa mayer has ruled out telecommuting for yahoo employees. in a memo, mayer called it "critical" to the improvement of communication and collaboration for employees to work side-by- side. employment consultant john challenger sees the benefits. "when you have everybody coming to the office, they share ideas, and that sense of community is easier to create." challenger sa
Feb 6, 2013 9:00am PST
is barbara. she looks like a barbara. >>> we spend a boat-load of money each month on our smartphone, right? >> uh-huh. >> i have a video that will help you maximize your smartphone. >> we all consume information differently. some listening, some prefer reading. optimize your phone accordingly. for example, those who ate listening to voicemail download this voice app turning this into a nice e-mail. >> did you know this existed? >> no, and i want that because i know a woman who consistently leaves three-minute message, and i don't like to listen to them. i were read it at my leisure. >> if you're driving, you are get a list, you don't have to read. sometimes i appreciate the voicemail to listen to what they need. it will help a lot of people, for sure. >> more ways to help maximize your cell phone usage. >> recording like total recall let's you automatically record calls send a transcript of the call and more. >> an app that can manually transcribe your call. an important call, something want to remember. >> good for customer service complaints or something like that. they always say, this
Feb 15, 2013 11:00pm EST
marching in and your saturday and sunday look even colder than today. >> and wonder why your smartphone dies in the middle of angry birds? it's not only because you're bad at the game but those birds are pecking away at your battery. we're back in 60 seconds. new at 11:00, a horse is a horse of course of course but is it a main course. are they the other red meat. lawmakers in oklahoma want to pass a law that would a-allow horses to be slaughters for meat by foreign buyers. they say with such hard times, some people cannot afford to keep their animals. opponentssay that it's much more than a money issue here they're going to find any way possible to take care of their animal whether that means they reach out to rescue organizations or ask people to help. the issue is supply and demand. they're saying we have too many unwanted horses. that's not the fact. >> the bill has received support in the senate and is expected to pass and move on to the oklahoma state house. >> we want to know what you think about this. would you eat horse meat? have you eaten it? join the conversation on our fa
Feb 17, 2013 1:30pm EST
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Feb 6, 2013 5:30pm EST
's budget. >>> you know you're probably already paying an arm and a leg for that smartphone. find out how much this will be in the next four years. >>> star wars fans, we'll explain what's being planned and when you'll see it in the theater. >> wyatt everhart, dundalk, ccbc. we'll talk about how things will change by friday. stick around for that. >>> looking at the market, it looks flat. the dow jones is up only seven and a quarter. the nasdaq down three and the s&p up almost 1%. >>> if you think you're playing more for that smartphone data plan, it will get worse. monthly bills will be about $40 higher in four years. you can thank 4g for that price increase. americans are expecting to be using eight times more data per month in four years when 4g becomes more of a norm. it may cost more but the report predicts connection speeds will be three times faster from now. >>> disney is expanding the galaxy far, far away after purchasing lucas films. disney announced the new star wars trilogy. they will be written around a specific character. they are tentatively scheduled to be released sometim
Feb 16, 2013 11:00am PST
. there's more to enjoy. level with hi-tech clothing, smartphone connected gloves and jackets hit the runway this week at new york fashion week. laurie segal talks to one designer who is blurring the lines between fashion and technology. >> here the an fashion week, you'll see the latest fashions but what you haven't seen is hi-tech fashion of the future. ♪ >> that's ashl levine, he's dressed lady ga. unlike most designers this fashion whiz is sending tech down the runway. >> this is the computer chip that we have invented in our premium jackets. >> his fall collection, a smartphone keked clothing line. >> how many of you have lost your gloves? >> the chip connects with tiebreaker app on your smartphone. >> we thought to embed it in the items that you may lose or left behind or those really important items. as you walk away, this is your proximity meter. it will flash green in your close and go into yellow and orange and then red and eventually beep if you've walked too far away. >> i've got my smartphone and i can find my gloves using my phone essentially. >> yes. and you could
Feb 17, 2013 8:00pm PST
his fall collection: a smartphone connected clothing line. >> how many of you have lost your gloves, it'll be embedded in our gloves the chip connects with a tracker app on your smartphone >> what we thought to do is to embed it in the items you might lose or left behind or those really important items. >> as you walk away, this is your proximity meter. you're close and then it will go into yellow and orange, and then it will beep if you walked too far away. >> so i've got my smartphone and i can find my gloves using my smartphone essentially >> yes, and if you can't find your phone you can press a button on your gloves and your phone will automatically ring for levine, this technology, a collaboration with a blue tooth focused company called phone halo, represents the next frontier of fashion. >> technology, i think, has fashion. socks, breathable material. system isn't what's next. >> it hasn't been done before, so what we do a lot partnerships with different technology firms where we kind of sit around the table and we go what are we going to do. that's what levine did last seas
Feb 25, 2013 12:00pm EST
as well. >>> gunning for apple. the mobile wars go global. which smartphone competitor should be you be betting on right now. >>> housing halo. as the real estate market firms up, is it too late to get into home improvement stocks? two trades give their take on lowe's. >>> we are trading all of the big movers today with stephanie link, joe tearanova, josh baker. we're following the reversal on wall street. stocks rising out of the gates pushing even closer to all-time closing highs on the dow. it is all evaporating now. worries about italian election results getting much of the blame today for that move right there in the dow, down abo about .5%. let's go to italy for the latest on the ground from our own michelle caruso-cabrera. michelle? >> reporter: we saw similar turnaround in the euro, in the italian stock market and also in the italian ten-year as well. when the numbers first came out when the polls were closing it looked like this election was going to go exactly as the markets expected with the center left leading. then about an hour into the process, all of that washed away.
Feb 26, 2013 6:00am PST
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Feb 19, 2013 4:00am EST
for now. but there's been rumors about the device. it's going be a smartphone, for sure. we even said joking to that, it would be the one that could enhance their market share in the smartphone segment. >> it will be a tablet instead of a -- >> well, again, some say it's 4.5, some say it's 5, which falls into the tablet category. but from what we have seen from screen shots from leagues to majors, from reviewes and previews, it's going to about be great. it's looking good. but that's just -- >> it's good in a way. >> how much do they need it to be the one? they used to be the manufacturer of android products. they've lost a huge amount to samsung. >> let's look at their market share. in 2012 regarding the smartphone shipments, it was a candidate for almost six person, that's a drop from 10% in 2011. >> just 6%? >> 6% of the smartphones in 2012. that's a drop. that's a big thing. that referred to 6 million shipments compared to 40 million in 2011. over the past 12 months, they've lost their way big time. even the smartphone device market. so at the top end, you have apple and the most
Feb 6, 2013 4:00am EST
computers have been mobile, he knows there are tablets and smartphones, he knows there's no reason to compete there because he's never going to be able to make the money on the margins. i think investors who are lamenting the fact that -- the buyout, like, well, you know what, you got an uplift, premium on an investment in a company that will still be around. you know, you put your money into silver lake. put your money into microsoft. if you want to leverage that trade, you've got publicly listed vehicles or access to listing companies that you can get part of that. so i think that will blow over. i think this deal will go ahead. i think it won't be the last of these trades. >> no, that's for sure, especially with the financing conditions in place for it. as investors seek clues on what dell will look like, some analysts predict an end of an era for the company's p.c. empire. no kidding. go to to find out why some think dell could become a mini ibm. >> mini ibm. >>> today, coming up, an outlook from disney for the coming quarter. even as they post a 6% fall in q1 profit,
Feb 25, 2013 7:00pm PST
candidates. >>> competition among makers of smartphones and tablet computers are heating up worldwide. they unveiled their models at an international trade show in spain. the latest tablets and wristwatch gadgets are grabbing people's attention. samsung introduced a split screen feature that can display two different applications. users can check e-mails while viewing pictures or websites. japanese makers appeal to visitors with sony announcing it will go global with smartphones and tablets that are water resistant. these phones are popular among the elderly in japan. that's the latest in business for this hour. here is another check on regional markets. >>> delegates will plemeet for first time in eight months. they entering the meeting with skepticism. they met beforehand with european union policy chief and iran's top nuclear negotiator. he hoped the talks would bear fruit once and for all. delegates are demanding that iranian scientists stop enriching uranium to 20%. beyond that point they can move toward uranium that's weapons grade. the u.s. and the eu have imposed sanctions to
Feb 11, 2013 5:00pm PST
! no mommy no! don't worry honey, it only works on checks. deposit checks from your smartphone with chase quickdeposit. just snap a picture, hit send and done. take a step forward and chase what matters. >> in health matters the birth rate among americans is climbing. in 2011, americans had less babies than before. the birth rates declined between 2010 and 2011. the annual summary of vital statistics found that there were 31 births per 1,000 teenage girls. >>> a smartphone your wrist? it could be on the way. the new york times and "wall street journal" said they are working on a wearable with curved glass, taking the place of your phone and allowing you to communicate. it will have other functions but they will not talk about it. >> when we return how a local group came up big at last night's grammys. >> the biggest awards in music was handed out at the grammys and there was a variety of winners. >> that was fun to watch, pop group, "fun "takes the best new for "we are fun" and mumford and sons, they walk away with the album of the year. that makes two years in a row that a british musici
Feb 13, 2013 4:30am PST
down as needed. a smartphone maker of luxury phones offering $10,000 smartphone covered with crystal displace. no word on what sort of reception the droid phone gets but, really, who cares >> santa rosa, berkeley, san jose, and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> welcome back, it is 4:43 on this end. berkeley police say officers shot and killed two pit bulls after they atabbed an officer in richmond. the officers were searching a search warrant and a home yesterday when they attacked. an officer was bitten in the arm. they block to the person who lived at the home. in word on what type of warrant they served. >> student was shot during a head in a robbery at a bus stop. officers will be out searching this area again. >> this is the man police are looking for, detectives re-interviewed the victim and she is sure this man attacked her. the student waited for the number 20 bus to campus but before it arrived she heard this. and a man's voice telling her to empty her pockets. he had a gun the. >> she complied and the suspect initially she thought she was struck with the rifle but tha
Feb 14, 2013 11:00am PST
show february 24. you can get ready for the oscars with our official oscars app on smartphones and tablets. >> an injured sea turtle was fitted with a new pair of flipers. she was caught up in a japanese fishing net in 2008 and she had lost her front flippers but now she has prosthetic pair. that ys of walking to give a breast cancer survivor a lifetime-- that's definitely a fair trade. whoo! you walk with friends, you meet new friends, and you keep those friendships. it was such a beautiful experience. (woman) ♪ and it's beautiful ♪ undeniable (woman) why walk 60 miles in the boldest breast cancer event in history? because everyone deserves a lifetime. visit to register or to request more information today. ♪ burning like a fire ♪ building up from deep inside it was 3 days of pure joy. susan g. komen's investments in early detection and treatment have helped reduce breast cancer mortality in the u.s. by 33% since 1990. help us continue serving the millions of women and men with breast cancer who still need us every day. register for the 3-day now. (woman) i
Feb 28, 2013 4:00am PST
that makes smartphones software. at a conference in california, the founder of google said the company created its google glasses because modern smartphones are, quote, emasculating. without buttons, users were just touching and rubbing a piece of glass. the tech media exploded with questions about what he may have meant by that comment. >> interesting. >>> and in a few months, you may be scratching your head when you look at a piece of paper money. not because of the huge budget cuts we mentioned earlier. it's because you'll soon be seeing this scrawled on your dollar bills where it says secretary of the treasury. that's the signature of jack lew, who was confirmed by the senate. and he promised to work on his signature. >> all right. >>> next on this thursday, more of our top stories. of course, the pope's final few hours at the vatican. what to expect on this historic day in rome. >>> and unsportsman conduct. now, a junior hockey coach now in serious trouble. see life in the best light. outdoors, or in. transitions® lenses automatically filter just the right amount of light. so you
Feb 28, 2013 4:30am PST
-powered smartphone, with a screen overlay that recharges the battery when it is exposed to natural or artificial light. and there was a way to turn almost any surface into a keyboard using a tablet camera. it tracks the user fingers and converts that to keyboard input. and some day you may not even need to type just wave your hand and it uses ultrasound interpreting gestures. a light delay built in, if you talk with your hands. in a conference in california, google founder says the company created google glasses because modern smartphone are emasculating without buttons >> fremont, palo alto, north bay, and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> a live look at embarcardero, the bay, and the bay bridge with the pretty lights up. we will check traffic for you and weather coming up in a couple of minutes. >> more news, a family in concord is relieved and grateful after finally speaking to the son they believe was missing in peru. yesterday, the family of garrett hand thanked the embassy in lima. officials in peru and the media, as well, for helping locate garrett and his girlfriend jamie neal. the
Feb 20, 2013 2:00am PST
. they're on the internet. they have or smartphones. they have computers in the bedroom and parent it is never over the shoulder to see what is going online. there is a lot of unrestricted access to the internet and the internet has put it on another level and one push of a button and everybody in the school will have a picture or hear it and the outcome of that is -- it would be not just reconciling relationships or restorative justice or some other way between two or three or four people but now you have a whole study body that has been tempered or tainted with something that goes against the individual who was a target of that, so the internet working more strongly with the partners and the providers of the internet and there is awareness and education, but back to the student assemblies that we do it is amazing at the end of the assemblies how many kids will step forward quietly or privately "it happened to me. it happened on the internet. this person put something out about me" and didn't feel they had a place to go so there could be intervention so i think the partnership b
Feb 25, 2013 11:00pm EST
of that, a new responsibility could be given to all women. >> and a new generation smartphone. coming up in 60 seconds . >> new at 11:00, it hasn't been used in more than 30 years but the next time the country drafts servicemen, it could be different. the next time the government drafts, the government could have an obligation to change the rules. all of that changed with the defense department's decision in january. do you think the draft should be cohead now? join the conversation on our facebook page. >> and our consumer alert, which number is higher, the amount of money you owe on credit cards or what you have in savings. if you're being honest, half will say your credit card debt is higher. thereason is simple, we just aren't saving enough. we are saving though more than we have been but financial experts will tell you it's hard to move toward fwnlly when incumbents are not going up. >> it's quickly becoming a two phone world. samsung willrelease the galaxy 4 on march 14th. the galaxy s 3 was the first smartphone to out sell the iphone. >> let's be honest, do you have love handl
Feb 8, 2013 4:30am EST
headlines, and later, shedding pounds with your smartphone. we'll show you some apps designed to get you back in shape. this is the "cbs morning news." designed to get you back in shape. this is the "cbs morning news." new revlon luxurious colorsilk buttercream™ triple butter complex for superior hair color, gorgeous texture and amazing shine. new revlon luxurious colorsilk buttercream™ ♪ don't let great deals pass you by, at the petsmart stock up and save sale. save up to 25% on thousands of items and save 20% on whisker city® cat furniture, hooded litter boxes, cat fountains and more. exclusively at petsmart®. [ female announcer ] imagine skin so healthy, it never gets dry again. can your moisturizer do that? [ female announcer ] dermatologist recommended aveeno has an oat formula, now proven to build a moisture reserve, so skin can replenish itself. that's healthy skin for life. only from aveeno. >>> first lady michelle obama is expected to attend a funeral tomorrow in chicago of a 15-year-old girl who performed with her high school band at president obama's inau
Feb 26, 2013 7:30am EST
's low-end smartphones will carry a preinstalled line application. company officials are hoping the tie-up will boost the number of line users in africa, latin america and also asia. the service marked a milestone of 100 million users in january but more than 40% are here in japan. the use of smartphones is expected to spread rapidly in emerging markets spread by low-price models. the line/nokia tie-up will prove how they will do in these countries. >>> japanese rice wine makers are trying to sell their wares overseas. the event was held in hanoi by ryan winemakers including those frommish ka what prefectures, famous for producing high-quality sake here in japan. they explained their products and served them to about 80 participants free of charge. the makers consider the vietnamese market very promising because the country has a tradition of drinking beverages made from rice and they say it goes well with vietnamese cuisine. >> translator: it will become popular among women as it's weaker than vietnamese rice wine. >> translator: we think japanese rice wine is accepted globally. we hav
Feb 16, 2013 5:30am EST
're finding you need that shove, reaching your own fitness goals, you might want to reach for your smartphone. angie goff shows us some of the best apps to keep you on track. >> reporter: one month into the new year and that resolution to get fit so easily falls behind. >> there's a saying in spanish -- that the sheet stuck to me. there are some 340r7x tmornings sheets stick to me. >> reporter: time is limited and motivation doesn't always come easy which is why she taps into her personal trainer on her smartphone. >> i use the nexercise app. you can keep it on your body while you're working out. it logs your workout. i use it when i run, when i workout here in my home. >> reporter: the d.c. based app is like a gps tracker for weight loss. it's also a game pitting her up against her friends. >> we can nudge each other to say i haven't seen you working out in a while, come on. when i see some of my friends jumping me in points, i'm like, no, no, no, i have to get in a workout today. when i see where i land in that points, i'm like maybe i can get in another walk at lunchtime. >> all kinds of i
Feb 7, 2013 5:00am EST
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also are becoming smarter so just like we have seen smartphones and we have seen smart tvs and tablets and even cameras. now home appliances are getting smarter which means lcd screens built into your refrigerator instead of the magnets. you can have just a calendar on the screen on the fridge. a smart washing machine so that you will get a text message when the cycle finishes so that you don't leave the what clothes in the washing machine anymore. people have traditionally -- sort of a jetsons future but when they learn about the specific benefits as the text message when the cycle finishes, these are benefits of a smart appliance. then they really understand it and going forward it will be more about the smart grid which is how can you get energy savings from these appliances? we are already partner of energy star and energy savings in energy efficiency but the smart grid will be the next step in that. home appliances a new interesting area. >> host: how a samsung changes energy footprint when it comes to tvs? you do have a display in the front of your booth at ces talking about some
Feb 23, 2013 7:00am EST
time is here. i'm with malcom and kelly who are looking for a great new smartphone. you think you can find one at walmart? maybe. let's go see. alright. let him tell you about sprint. we've got the samsung galaxy s iii on the sprint 4g lte network for just $148! nice! wow. and -- you get a $50 gift card. awesome. we can split it. i don't think so. okay. [ earl ] see for yourself. get a $50 walmart gift card when you buy any samsung smartphone on the sprint 4g lte network. now through march 2nd. walmart. so i used my citi thankyou card to pick up some accessories. a new belt. some nylons. and what girl wouldn't need new shoes? and with all the points i've been earning, i was able to get us a flight to our favorite climbing spot even on a holiday weekend. ♪ things are definitely looking up. [ male announcer ] with no blackout dates, you can use your citi thankyou points to travel whenever you want. visit to apply. [ female announcer ] roc® retinol correxion max. the power of roc® retinol is intensified with a serum. it's proven to be 4x better at smoothing lin
Feb 7, 2013 4:30pm PST
games for tablets and smartphones quickly and cheaply. >> in aggregate the games for low-end gamers are doing well, but what you're seeing is that the big publishers don't really have a sustainable competitive advantage there. >> reporter: more than 27% of smartphone subscribers have at least one game. close to 35% have at least five on their phones according to visiongain. >> everyone has a smartphone in their pocket and one of the primary uses of those devices is becoming games certainly. that said, i don't think that necessarily has a negative ffecon peoples desire for the more immersive and high production value sort of big- screen cinematic experience of the types of games that we make. >> reporter: that high-impact experience relies on a video game console with big-time processing power. that's why there's a lot of interest in the next generation of consoles from sony and microsoft later this year. >> historically new hardware drives a lot of interest and brings about some new capabilities that we as software developers are able to exploit and so i think that its a great time
Feb 12, 2013 4:30pm PST
pratt, "n.b.r.," new york. >> susie: still ahead, why ailing smartphone maker blackberry is hoping the sports market will help it on its road to recovery. we'll explain in tonight's "beyond the scoreboard." a "silly sideshow--" that's what apple c.e.o. tim cook called a recent lawsuit filed by hedge fund manager david einhorn. speaking at a goldman sachs technology conference today, cook also said apple is considering einhorn's proposal to issue preferred stock and return more money to shareholders. einhorn and his firm greenlight capital sued apple last week as part of a broader effort to push the tech giant to dole out more of its $137 billion hoard of cash. as for apple stock today, it tumbled 2.5% to about $468. just five months ago, the stock was trading at $700. meanwhile, uncle sam's cash situation is improving a little bit. the u.s. treasury posted its first monthly budget surplus since 2008, and thanks to a jump in tax revenue. it's now $2.9 billion in the black for january. that's a big improvement over the $27 billion deficit a year earlier. but despite that turnaround,
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